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White House Considered Sending Obama To The Hill During Shutdown, 'West Wing' Style

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

White House aides considered deploying President Barack Obama to Capitol Hill as part of a last ditch effort to stave off the 2013 government shutdown...

The 'West Wing' Cast Reunites And It Feels So Good

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment

If you've been dreaming of a "West Wing" reunion, today is your lucky day. Former "West Wing" writer Eli Attie took to Twitter on Wednesday to sha...

The 15 Most Iconic Josh-Donna Moments, Ranked

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

It has been 15 years since the series premiere of "The West Wing," which means it has been 15 years since viewers first discovered the palpable onscre...

'Beauty And The Beast' Meets 'West Wing'?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

If you're like us, you're constantly wondering things like: what would happen if the film "Terminator" got mashed up with the show "Full House"? What ...

Have Scandal and House of Cards Succumbed to Post-Snowden Syndrome?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

To watch two concurrent, high-profile dramas about the presidency and the government and have both as fixated on the darkest, most vile, unscrupulous, and cynical versions of that place, those jobs, and most of the people populating them, is to reflect a culture at odds with itself. Certainly its government.

You Might Have Missed These 'House Of Cards' - 'West Wing' Connections

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.20.2014 | TV

SPOILERS AHEAD! Even though "The West Wing" and "House of Cards" both take place in Washington, D.C., their views on the political world are very d...

House of Cards: A Miniseries Review

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

If you are looking for pain, dramatically portrayed with aplomb and irony, catch up with season one or start downloading and consuming season two of House of Cards. It is a tragic feast.

Celebrate The State Of The Union With 'The West Wing'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 01.28.2014 | TV

President Barack Obama delivers his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday night (Jan 28). And though the White House is taking a cue from "The W...

Martin Sheen Taught 'West Wing' Actor Very Secret Handshake

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

In a candid interview with HuffPost Live, "West Wing" actor Dulé Hill, 38, opened up about what it was like be on the show at age 23. "I was like ...

7 Shows To Stream With Your Family | Posted 12.20.2013 | TV

The holiday season means many things to many people, but there's one thing it means for all of us: family couch time. There's a lot of sitting around ...

Dule Hill Gets A 'West Wing' Moment

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.24.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Few people get to meet a U.S. president. Dule Hill has met three – one fake and now his second real one. The actor and dancer, who ...

Barney Frank Hurls 'Fictional' Charge At House Of Cards

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Cover your eyes, "House of Cards" fans. Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) likely won't be joining your next watch party. In a Sunday op-ed for the...

Smoke Forces White House Evacuation

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reporters and photographers were evacuated briefly from the West Wing of the White House early Saturday because of smoke from an ov...

The Surprising Benefits of Corporate Disunity

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.12.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

The scientists' theory goes like this: As unified leadership teams splinter into factions, the key players become more competitive and more vigilant in monitoring one another.

Paul Cornell Talks About His New Political Comic Book, Saucer Country

Bryan Young | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

The new ongoing series, which starts this week, is quite cleverly written and covers American politics with a very keen and knowing eye.

Stage Brothers -- Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer in Stick Fly

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Stick Fly opened last week on Broadway -- produced by Alicia Keys, written by Lydia Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon -- to positively mixed reviews. I interviewed both Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer about their collaboration, the message of the play and what's next.

White House Email Outage Forces Staffers To Use Phones, Fax

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The White House's email server went down early Thursday morning, forcing staffers to reacquaint themselves with oldfangled forms of communication. ...

Obama's Next Steps

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We'll have lots of time to examine Obama's new course before he actually formally announces it next year. In the meantime, Obama has two short months remaining to convince the Senate to get something done to bolster his legacy.

Bartlet for President

John Vorhaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Vorhaus

The left should be shouting righteous indignation at every Beck-O'Reilly-Tea Party departure from reason and sanity we encounter. We should defend our president. Above all, we should stop apologizing for Obama.

The "Let Obama Be Obama" Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's about time to start fighting for the little guy and against the fat cats. It's about time to start fighting, when it comes right down to it.

West Wing Gets New Carpeting, Fresh Paint

Politico | Amie Parnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Change is coming to the West Wing -- in the form of new carpeting and a fresh coat of paint. As Obama vacationed in Martha's Vineyard and Camp David,...

Friday Talking Points [92] -- The End Of Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sadly, Obama's speech to school children has become mired in manufactured controversy from the right, with typical sky-is-falling rhetoric about the evil, evil man who occupies the Oval Office.

Grueling Schedules Taking Their Toll On West Wing Staffers

Washington Post | Michael D. Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House mess -- the military-inspired term for the West Wing cafeteria -- opens at 7 a.m. each day. And each day, there is a long line of hung...

Bill Maher on Barack Obama: "Hoping for a Bit More Audacity."

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Mendelson

Just remember... this stuff, it's more important than reelection. Scott Mendelson ...

Yoga Forbids Homosexuality?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

I run a little old media gone new media publication called elephant journal dot com. A week ago, I received one of the best/most interesting/most offensive/laughable/historically valid comments, like, ever.